Kym Brotherton

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Google launches a teaching tool to help schools ditch paper

Google's itching to get Chromebooks into classrooms (and it's doing a pretty good job too), but the search giant just went full steam ahead with another product meant to help it shape the school experience. It's called (unsurprisingly) Classroom, and the free service is finally ready for …

27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom

<b>27 Ways To Promote Intrinsic Motivation In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>We’ve talked about the <b>definition of intrinsic motivation</b> in the past. …

Employee Engagement

Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models

<b>Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>Ed Note: This post was revised and republished from a previous post in</i> …

Writing Prompts for Students

A Cornucopia of Multidisciplinary Teaching

I wished I had strawberry jam at the time so I that could have made him another variation. I'm sure he would have loved that, too. If he'd asked for …

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

To change that is easier said than done. Working within an answers-based education system, and in a culture where questioning may be seen as a sign …

Teaching

How to Teach Students About the Brain

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Hello summer and cooking chicken on a grill! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle with grilling chicken breasts.<p>The meat can very easily …

Back-to-School Brilliance: Our Staffers' Top Tips to Simplify Your Mornings (and Get Out the Door)

“I bribe my daughter with the idea of uninterrupted play -- if she dresses, eats, and brushes her teeth, she usually gets a full 30 minutes uninterrupted by my nagging before we have to leave. While she’s eating, I put toothpaste on her toothbrush. It’s all about staying one step ahead! I also make …

Digital learning: how technology is reshaping teaching

As the new school term approaches, Sophie Curtis looks at the impact technology is having in the classroom<p>Not so long ago, the back to school season was marked by a dash to Woolworths for exercise books and colouring pencils. Today it’s not just the shop that’s gone; books and pencils are joined by …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Freekeh: Is This The New Quinoa?

Freekeh is the latest superfood craze packed with health benefits. Find out what all the hype is about.<p>Freekeh (also called Farik or Frikkeh) is the …

Nutrition

‘I don’t do fashion. I am fashion’: The 50 best style quotes of all time

Inject some glamour into your day with these inspirational, and often beautifully poetic, style quotes from some of our favourite fashion designers …